Zygomycosis--a case report and overview of the disease in India.

@article{Diwakar2007ZygomycosisaCR,
  title={Zygomycosis--a case report and overview of the disease in India.},
  author={Amit Diwakar and Ravindra Kumar Dewan and Anuradha Chowdhary and Harbans Singh Randhawa and Geetika Khanna and Shailendra Nath Gaur},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={247-54}
}
A case of zygomycosis caused by Rhizopus oryzae in a diabetic patient previously misdiagnosed as invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and an overview of the disease in India are presented. The case was diagnosed by direct microscopy, histopathologic examination and culture. Following surgical resection of pulmonary cavity under cover of amphotericin B administration, the patient recovered completely. Of 461 cases reported to-date, approximately 70% had been diagnosed at the Postgraduate Institute… CONTINUE READING
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